News

2024 Hamilton Taylor Award Deadline Extended to 31 July 2024

You don’t need to be a current member of the Scottish Glass Society but must become one if your application is successful. You can join here. (Please fill out the yellow form on the right hand side of the screen). There is no set application form; the application should include a 500 word statement (max) […]

SGS Member  Social Event

Studio Visit and TalkSunday 26 May 2pm-4:30pm at Cockburn Halls, Ormiston, EH35 5JB (Unit 3 & 6). Part of a series of SGS Studio Visits and Meetups throughout Scotland in 2024. We are delighted to arrange a visit to Kate Henderson’s workshop in Ormiston where she will give an illustrated talk about her glass. Kate has invited […]

Balance & Harmony Exhibition

Application closing date: 5pm on Friday 26 July 2024 A Joint Exhibition by The Scottish Glass Society and the Contemporary Glass Society “Balance and Harmony” Wednesday, 18th September to Wednesday, 25th September, 2024Private View/Opening on Tuesday, 17th September at 6pm  Closing date for Submissions Friday, 26th July 2024 Applications are made via Curatorspace LINK Theme:In 2024, the Scottish Glass Society (SGS) have […]

Awards

Scottish Glass Society Awards 2024 The SGS Travel Award of £300 assists students or recent graduates who have been working less than 10 years in glass, who wish to travel to pursue their studies in glass art.  We have changed the criteria a little so that its more relevant to SGS members. The Hamilton Taylor […]

‘Mapping the Future’ – Read the report

Mapping the Future: The Role of the Scottish Glass Society in Sustaining and Developing the Glass Sector in Scotland   In our 40th anniversary year, we seized the opportunity to take stock of what we had achieved; what the current needs of our members and the wider Scottish glass sector were; and what was needed to […]

SGS at GAS

The Glass Art Society is taking its 2020 conference online after cancelling the event due to be held in Sweden due to the global pandemic, and The Scottish Glass Society is delighted to be part of the virtual event. We will be hosting two sets of online talks featuring artist discussing work they exhibited at […]

Become an SGS Board Member

The Scottish Glass Society is seeking new board members to support its membership as we plan for the future. SGS is celebrating it’s 40th anniversary this year and, as well as honouring the occassion with a range of events and exhibitions, we have been taking a look at what we do and how members and […]

SGS in the news

We were delighted to get coverage in the local press for On the Edge at North Lands Creative and look forward to sharing more coverage as the 40th celebrations continue. Inverness Courier John O’ Groats Journal The Herald

Results of our members’ survey

Earlier this year we asked members what they value about the Scottish Glass Society, how they feel about the opportunities we offer, and what we should be focusing on for the future. 30% of our membership replied to the survey and you can now view the analysis of the survey results: Analysis of SGS member […]